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borrow

Research ethics
A euphemism meaning to plagiarise.
 
Vox populi
To receive from another as a loan, with the implied or expressed intention of returning the identical article or its equivalent in kind; the opposite of lend.
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Where individuals are the borrowers, their credit history will be reviewed comparable to the credit check performed in a residential mortgage application.
Second-lien loans, despite their loftier spreads, are attractive to leveraged borrowers because they provide a floating rate with lower costs than a fixed-rate bond deal and lower prepayment costs.
Each situation would apply for borrowers who are in a position where they need to minimize their monthly payments.
For instance, Chase Home Finance, a division of JP Morgan Chase Bank, recently announced a $500 billion commitment to finance low-to-moderate income, minority borrowers through 2010.
issuers, bondholders, conduit borrowers, and the Federal Government).
As a volunteer for the Burbank Public Library's Home Borrowers Program, Carroll - who works part-time for a metal-stamping manufacturer in North Hollywood - has been a lifeline for Bradley's love of books.
With that unique database we obtained rough measures of the amount of credit risk that the major participants bore and the distribution of that risk across institutions by the income and racial or ethnic characteristics of the borrowers and their neighborhoods.
There are many types of funding sources available to industry borrowers right now, ranging from banks, to Wall Street investors, to HUD - which is a very active player - to REITs, and even some credit company-type players.
The proportion of 30-year fixed rate borrowers refinancing into adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) in the third quarter fell by 25 percent from the prior period, while the proportion of ARM borrowers refinancing into fixed-rate mortgages increased by more than one-third.
Other issues addressed included the amount of creditable taxes on net loans made to Brazilian borrowers and the treatment of interest income on "cap loans.
All the demons that have pushed the budget so far out of balance can be seen at work propping up the REA: The borrowers, though few in number, are widely dispersed over many congressional districts; they have grown up over the years and developed sophisticated lobbies in Washington that jealously guard their benefits; the regulations governing the programs have become arcane and complex, mastered only by their staunchest congressional defenders; the programs once served a noble purpose, so attacking them today is considered heretical; and they are small enough ("concentrated benefits and diffuse costs," as one analyst puts it) that few congressmen are willing to take the political heat involved in trying to fight them.